|Date of birth:||November 13, 1971|
|Place of birth:||Edmonton, Alberta, Canada|
|Show(s):||FBI: Most Wanted (regular)|
Biography and career
As one of Canada's most talented and prolific indigenous actors, Nathaniel Arcand has amassed many film and television credits over the years. On television, he starred in the series North of 60, Blackstone, Heartland, and the television movie The Lone Ranger. His film credits include Cold Pursuit, among others.
Arcand was raised in Edmonton, Alberta. He is Nēhilawē (Plains Cree), from the Alexander First Nation Reserve. Essential supports throughout his life are Nathaniel's mother and his great grandparents. Nathaniel has one daughter, Trisha, and two sons, Jaden Plaizier and Griffin Powell-Arcand. Griffin is also an actor.
One of Arcand's most recent roles is that of Scott Cardinal on the CBC series Heartland. Also in television, Nathaniel portrays Victor Merasty on Blackstone, "an unmuted exploration of First Nations’ power and politics" set in a small Plains Cree community. In one of his latest film roles, Arcand portrays Nathan in the comedic drama Two Indians Talking, which won the 2010 Vancouver International Film Festival Most Popular Canadian Film Award.
Arcand is an accomplished musician, martial artist, and public speaker who also has a special bond with horses. Born near Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, currently Arcand resides in New York. His birthday is Nov. 13.